Colonia Solana

El Conquistador Water Tower in Colonia Solana neighborhood

Colonia Solana – One of Tucson’s Historic Residential Districts

A Brief History of Colonia Solana Colonia Solana is the first Tucson neighborhood to embrace the natural desert landscape surrounding it. In 1926 Harry E. Bryant purchased the land that Colonia Solana now inhabits, with the desire to build a residential project that incorporated the natural desert setting. Bryan hired landscape architect Stephen Child of …

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The fountain at Eden Roc Gardens, a unique mid-century modern condominium complex just east of Reid Park, in Tucson.

Neighborhoods near Reid Park

Last week I wrote about Tucson’s Reid Park, and featured many of its amenities. This week I’ll be discussing the many neighborhoods around Reid Park. There is a diverse range of housing available within less than a mile of Reid Park. There are high end historic homes as well as affordable townhouses and condos close …

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